Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category From Screen to Stage) for Monday, February 17, 2020 (Season 36, Episode 116):
This 2007 movie came to Broadway with an all-female creative team including book & direction and with songs by pop star Sara Bareilles
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|MacKenzie Jones, a program development director from Tulsa, Oklahoma
|Tom Ellison, a business manager from Brooklyn, New York
|Terry Heard, Jr., an aircraft maintainer from Akron, Ohio (1-day total: $17,663)
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Correct response: What is Waitress?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
With a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, Lorin Latarro as choreographer, and direction by Diane Paulus, Waitress became the first Broadway show with all four main creative roles filled by different female artists. The musical was nominated for four Tony Awards in 2016 including Best Musical (losing to Hamilton).
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Tom $4,600 – $4,337 = $263 (What is ?)
Terry $10,800 – $420 = $10,380 (What is the answer to this clue)
MacKenzie 26,400 + $0 = $26,400 (1-day total: $26,400)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: clues
Daily Double locations:
1) HYDE $800 (10th pick)
Terry 3200 +3200 (MacKenzie 2000 Tom 0)
2) ART SUBJECTS $2000 (19th pick)
MacKenzie 13800 +13000 (Terry 11200 Tom 4200)
3) Not played
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 194
J! round: None!
DJ! round: ACT OF CONGRESS AKAs $2000; THE NOT-SO-VICIOUS CIRCLE $1200; HAWAIIAN CROSSWORD CLUES $800, $1200, $1600 & $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $8,800
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 242 (2.09 per episode average), 2 Daily Doubles
MacKenzie $14,200 Coryat, 22 correct, 5 incorrect, 46.15% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Terry $8,400 Coryat, 13 correct, 4 incorrect, 28.85% in first on buzzer, 0/1 on rebound attempts (on 5 rebound opportunities)
Tom $4,600 Coryat, 9 correct, 1 incorrect, 15.38% in first on buzzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts (on 8 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $27,200
Lach Trash: $11,000 (on 10 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $7,000
Terry Heard, Jr., final stats:
33 correct, 15 incorrect
0/1 on rebound attempts (on 6 rebound opportunity)
38.32% in first on buzzer (41/107)
2/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $11,000)
0/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $10.800
MacKenzie Jones, stats to date:
23 correct, 5 incorrect
2/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
46.15% in first on buzzer (24/52)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $13,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,200
MacKenzie Jones, to win:
2 games: 80.841%
Avg. streak: 5.220 games.
- MacKenzie’s $13,000 Daily Double wager is the largest of the season to date, and the largest since James Holzhauer bet $20,000 last May 27.
- The $8,800 left on board is the largest total amount left on the board since December 22, 2016.
- While there have been discrepancies in how MacKenzie’s name has been rendered (big or little K), The Jeopardy! Fan has learned that she prefers MacKenzie; thus, this is how it will be rendered on this site.
- Tom’s Final Jeopardy! bet can be explained by the fact that his HJ Motorsport teams runs car #337.
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